Poly Weekly #166: “Okay” is a four-letter word
0:00 Introduction and host chat
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4:20 this topic came up from some conversations Minx had with people.
4:39 “OK” “fine” are both evil. Get ready for a rant….
4:55 Minx brings up a scenario demonstrating how “OK” doesn’t provide information, instead it begs many questions.
7:11 If you are asking a new person out and you have a current partner, you will need to expect them to meet.
8:30 Minx talks about how tough it is for secondaries ending up mixing it up with somebody or both people from a couple and the challenges that go with that.
11:50 Your new relationships need some TLC as well.
12:08 Some advice for the Metamour. Don’t use the word “OK.” Say something like “I really enjoy watching Steve doing X” as one example.
14:45 In conclusion, don’t use “OK”!
16:00 Miss Poly Manners gives us some advice on how to fit new partners into your busy life.
20:18 SAS comments on episode 150. He was trying to find the same love as his first love until he realized it was ok if they are different.
21:30 Molly from Oregon called in about a new book called “How to Ruin A Perfectly Good Relationship” by Pat Love and Sunny Shulkin. zeigtucker.com
25:13 Michael called in about the interview with Tacit telling us his polyamory story.
26:45 Kay mailed in response to episode #154 “Metamour Relations” and asked about how much affection is ok in front of metamours. Kay would love to hear some feedback from the listeners.
32:15 Maverick calls in to talk about frubble. He wants to know if anybody else has what you might call “reverse frubble” anger at somebody hurting the ones you love.
Mistress Matisse’s latest Control Tower
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